Forest Climate Action in Washington State

lake, forest and mountains in Washington State

Hear about climate change issues that are central to forestry in Washington, including Washington forests' vulnerability to climate change, and its ability to maintain forests as a carbon sink.

Craig Partridge
Washington Department of Natural Resources

Producer - Michael Furniss
Videography - Pat McAbery
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

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Various Washington State assessments and efforts related to climate change, including a Washington inventory of greenhouse gas emissions, Washington emission reduction goals, the work of Washington's 2007 Forestry Preparation & Adaption Work Group, and more.

Issues central to forestry in Washington, including enlarging the forest carbon sink, forest vulnerability to climate change, protected areas and habitat, landowners, and current forest climate work.